Finding Your New Edge: Robert Owens, former Special Ops Para-rescue man on Leadership Growth

By Sam Taggart

2 Min Read

Last Updated: February 25, 2024
Empower your ambitions: join Robert Owens, the seasoned special ops para-rescue veteran, on a transformative journey of leadership growth with D2DExperts.

Welcome back to the D2D universe, where every door knock is a step closer to mastery. Today, I’m thrilled to share the essence of a recent conversation that illuminated the path of relentless pursuit and the spirit of adventure in sales. My guests, Sean Bingham of Adventure Hunt and Robert Owens, a seasoned paratrooper and marathon runner, brought to the table stories that are not just about endurance but about transforming every sales pitch into an epic journey.

Sean Bingham, the mastermind behind Adventure Hunt, shared how his company crafts unforgettable team-building experiences. Imagine rewarding your sales team with a trip to Panama, where the blend of luxury and adventure at a five-star resort sets the stage for building stronger bonds and rejuvenating spirits. It’s a testament to the fact that the rewards of hard work extend beyond numbers and into experiences that last a lifetime.

Robert Owens, at 66, embodies the ethos of “age is just a number.” Participating in some of the most grueling physical challenges, including the infamous Kokoro camp designed for Navy SEALs, Robert’s journey is a masterclass in mental toughness and resilience. His stories are a vivid reminder that the real battle in sales, as in life, is waged not against competitors but within oneself, against one’s limits.

Key Takeaways 

  • Embrace the Adventure

Like the unforgettable experiences crafted by Adventure Hunt, each sales journey should be embraced with enthusiasm. Whether it’s the daily grind of door-knocking or the strategic planning of pitches, view each step as part of a grand adventure toward success.

  • Cultivate Mental Toughness

Robert Owens’ journey through marathons and military training underscores the power of mental resilience. In sales, rejection is not the end but a step towards refinement. Embrace each “no” as a lesson, each challenge as a means to sharpen your skills.

  • Never Stop Learning

The path to sales mastery is paved with continuous learning. From understanding your product in-depth to refining your pitch and learning from each interaction, treat every day as an opportunity to grow.

  • Seek Challenges

Just as Robert sought out physical challenges well into his sixties, seek out challenges in your sales career. Set higher goals, explore new territories, and never shy away from opportunities that push you out of your comfort zone.

  • Build a Supportive Community

Just as Adventure Hunt fosters team spirit, surround yourself with mentors, peers, and teams that support and challenge you. Share your victories and learn from your setbacks together.

Don’t Miss This Transformative Experience

Reserve your spot at the Sales Summit 2024 today. Embark on this journey with us and unlock the full potential of your sales prowess by joining a community of achievers who, like Sean and Robert, understand that true success lies beyond the average in the realm of extraordinary persistence, resilience, and adventure.

This is not just another conference; it’s a crucible where sales professionals are forged into champions. Through expert-led sessions, hands-on workshops, and peer interactions, you’ll discover how to harness your unique strengths, overcome objections, and navigate the complex landscape of modern sales with confidence and flair.

Your summit to sales stardom awaits. Are you ready to rise?

Sam Taggart

I knocked doors since I was 11! Never bought into the whole hourly normal job, and used direct sales to be the vehicle to create MASSIVE success. I Started the Direct Sales division for Solcius as their VP building it up to have 70+ sales reps nation wide. In 2018 I left to pursue a greater mission to unify and uplevel the Door to Door industry and founded the D2D Experts.

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